Block play offers a rich opportunity for early math and science learning and the development of social, emotional, language, motor and cognitive skills. Kaplan offers a variety of unit blocks, hollow blocks, foam blocks, and cardboard blocks.
3 years & up. Wooden self-standing figures with diverse backgrounds and careers. Includes men and women in nontraditional roles. Great with blocks, role playing, and teaching children about communities and careers. Figures are printed on both sides, showing the front and back. Tallest figure stands 5 1/2" tall. Set of 30.
3 years & up. Look at building in a whole new light! This unique system allows LIGHT STAX® building blocks to stack on the smart base and light up with a push of a button. Change the light feature up by pressing on the flashing or fading modes. Add other classic construction blocks of similar size to open up a world of construction possibilities. Includes 122 blocks, 4 bases, and USB to DC cable. Each base requires 3 AAA batteries for a total of 12 AAA batteries (not included).
3 years & up. This 19-piece magnetic building set by Panelcraft® comes in a rainbow of beautiful colors. Each square panel measures 9" x 9" and connects on the corners with an enclosed magnet. Make large structures, towers, play houses and more. Made from high-quality ABS plastic and 3/8" rare earth magnets sealed inside each piece.
3 years & up. Young future farmers will enjoy down on the farm?fun with this fully assembled, wooden barn. Two-story barn is stocked with seven realistic plastic farm animals, a wooden ladder and a folding corral. Chunky handles let you take this little bit of 'country' wherever you go. Foldable wooden barn comes complete with seven farm animals, folding corral and ladder. 13 1/2"L x 10 1/2"W x 7"D.
2 years & up. Add a new dimension to manipulative play with this 96 piece set. Simply clip the edges together to create an unlimited array of constructions. Build people, buildings, animals and more. Explore symmetry versus asymmetry, discover color combinations. Strengthens disign, structure and balance skills. Enhance the designs by creating them on top of a light table.
12 months & up. Get ready to roll with cars, trucks, planes, boats, helicopters, and construction vehicles in bold primary colors! Wheels roll, propellers spin! Includes clear storage pail with 30 various vehicles, approximately 3"L. These toys are dishwasher safe and have no sharp edges. The boats float for fun water play and the cars roll across the floor without making any noise or leaving any marks.
3 years & up. Stimulate children's learning in the block center by integrating dinosaurs that are made with unit blocks. Mix and match interchangeable body parts to make your own unique dinosaur. Set includes 5 dinosaurs. Unit blocks sold separately.
4 years & up. This highly detailed set of 10 diecast safety vehicles will inspire community awareness and are perfectly sized for little hands to hold. Each vehicle is 3 inches long. Set includes a helicopter, ambulance, ladder truck, and wrecker.
3 years & up. Turn big building ideas into a big city! These Big City Building Blocks feature an array of blocks to construct tall or short buildings along with trees, bushes, and people to bring the city to life. Each building project supports the development of creativity, gross motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. Blocks are made from natural finished hardwood. Included: 24 Building Blocks, 6 People Blocks, 2 Bush Blocks, and 4 Tree Blocks.
18 months & up. This ten piece set of friends and family represents multiple ethnicities, ages, and genders. Children can role play people in their family, circle of friends, neighborhood, and more! Tallest figure is 5" tall. Blocks not included.
18 months & up. This set of five friends represents various abilities, ethnicities, and genders illustrating that everyone is unique and special in their own way. Figures measure 5" tall. Blocks not included.
18 months & up. Children can engage in a historic cultural journey while playing with the eight Around the World Dolls. These 5" figures represent four males and four females dressed in traditional clothing from seven various cultures.
3 - 5 years. Build Me "Emotions" invites preschoolers to explore emotions and physical characteristics in a fun and engaging way. As children collaborate on a range of character building experiences, they recognize feelings and identify similarities and differences. Building cards provide support and inspiration so children can continue to build and rebuild characters again and again! 188 pieces.
3 - 5 years. Set children's creativity free with this imaginative LEGO® DUPLO® set. Not only will it inspire big ideas in young minds, it will encourage self-expression and develop fine motor skills as they build, deconstruct and build again. Building cards provide support and inspiration so children can enjoy building fun! 160 pieces.
4 years & up. Stimulate children's natural curiosity to explore and learn with this versatile brick set. This set allows children to create all sorts of life-like or imaginary figures, objects, and buildings. Children develop fine motor skills while constructing and the building cards will support and inspire their creativity. Where will their imaginations take them? A handful of LEGO® bricks can turn into absolutely anything! 1,000 pieces.
18 months & up. Children love to find out how things work! With the Tubes Experiment Set, they'll develop fine motor and problem-solving skills while discovering creative new ways to construct the tubes. The set also ignites their inner scientist as they investigate, construct, and test important concepts like cause and effect. Storage box included. 147 pieces.
3 - 6 years. Transform your children into expert builders! With the Tech Machines set in your classroom, you'll help children develop their fine motor and problem-solving skills while simultaneously unleashing their creativity as they construct classic machines. Storage box included. 95 pieces.
18 months & up. This set of familiar community workers represents several current occupations that children observe throughout their community. Diversity and non-traditional roles are represented throughout this set. These soft plastic figures measure 5" high.
18 months & up. From a friendly firefighter to a chef cooking a meal, this set of 8 familiar community workers represents many of the occupations seen everyday throughout the community. The soft plastic figures measure 3"H.
3 - 5 years. STEAM Park builds on every child's natural curiosity and desire to create, explore, and investigate the world of early science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) through creative play. The possibilities are endless, as you work with them to construct a STEAM Park full of dynamic moving rides, fun games, and scenes using the special selection of LEGO® DUPLO® bricks. With every trip to STEAM Park, children grow their understanding of gears, motion, measurement, and… More »
3 - 6 years. Stimulate children to play and collaborate as they construct various food items and learn to sort, count, match, and pattern. The unique and colorful bricks, as well as menu and recipe cards, inspire language and role play around restaurants, shopping, and people's needs. Children will naturally be practicing basic math as they play with this engaging set. Storage box included. 131 pieces.